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Non-Credit Instructor, Basic Life Support (EMT/EMR), Casual Part-time

Pennsylvania College of Technology
One College Avenue

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This person will provide non-credit instruction and evaluation in EMR/EMT course, using current skills and knowledge to promote student learning and active participation.



-Pennsylvania Department of Health certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), or Paramedic. (Minimum)-Pennsylvania Department of Health certification as an EMT Instructor. (Minimum)-American Heart Association credentials in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS). (Desired)-American Heart Association credentials in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric -Cardiac Life Support – PALS. (Desired)-Trauma credentials in International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) or Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS). (Desired)-Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related discipline. (Desired)



-Three  (3) years of emergency medical services experience. (Minimum)-Successful teaching experience. (Desired)-Experience with distance education and alternative teaching methodologies. (Desired)


Abilities and Skills:

-Ability  to communicate effectively both orally and in written form. (Minimum)-Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, staff, faculty, the medical community, and the public. (Minimum)-Developed organizational skills. (Minimum)-Current understanding of the National EMS Education. (Minimum)-Standards for Emergency Medical Responder and Emergency Medical Technician. (Minimum)-Competency with psychomotor skills within the Scope of Practice for Emergency Medical -Responder and Emergency Medical Technician provider levels. (Minimum)-Knowledge and understanding of educational theory. (Desired)


-Facilitate participant’s utilization and integration of online learning resources within face-to-face instruction. (Essential)-Provide laboratory instruction and coverage in the EMR/EMT Program. (Essential)-Evaluate student performance in EMR/EMT courses. (Essential)-Engage in professional development and technological upgrading activities. (Marginal)-In conjunction with program staff, assess equipment, instrument and supply needs of the program, obtain specifications and make recommendations for procurement as requested by the Program Director. (Marginal)

Physical Standards and Special Job Features

Physical Standards:

-Standing and walking for extended periods of time-Good physical condition necessary-Some lifting of equipment or patients-Fine motor manual dexterity


Special Job Features:

-Work locations currently available in Lycoming, Sullivan, Tioga, Clinton and Union counties with the potential of additional locations to be added in neighboring communities.-Finalists for this position must present a sample lesson.-Position is subject to a background check.-State Police, Child Line, and FBI fingerprint clearances under the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law (CPSL) required before employment can begin.

Pay Transparency$25 per hourCollege Statement

This is not a complete itemization of all facets of this position. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The College has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without prior notice.

EEO Statement

Penn College is committed to equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. 

Job CodeDJOB


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